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Assessment of Student Learning

The University Assessment Coordinators

The University Assessment Coordinators Committee is the coordinating committee for the University of Wyoming's assessment of student learning efforts. The committee is led by the University Assessment Specialist and membership consists of representatives from the seven colleges in addition to representatives from Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, the Outreach School, Office of Institutional Analysis, and the UW Libraries. The committee meets twice a month during the academic year. The committee is responsible for the following assessment related activities:

  • Developing plans and strategies for implementing university-wide assessment efforts
  • Deciding which institution-wide assessment tools to use and which studies/surveys to participate in
  • Assisting the ECTL with planning the annual Fall Forum
  • Planning and selecting applicants for the Assessment Academy program
  • Reviewing the assessment of student learning section of departmental annual reports and providing feedback to departments on their assessment efforts and progress from the previous year
  • Assisting with the production of the Assessment of Student Learning newsletter

The University Assessment Specialist

The University Assessment Specialist provides leadership for the University of Wyoming’s assessment of student learning programs. The University Assessment Specialist is responsible for the following assessment related activities:

  • Leading and coordinating the University Assessment Coordinators Committee
  • Collaborating with the ECTL to provide assessment expertise and programming to the university community
  • Facilitating the annual Assessment Academy
  • Providing assistance to University Studies Program (USP) Committee regarding the assessment of the USP program
  • Coordinating and managing the university’s participation in nationwide Collegiate Learning Assessment studies
  • Administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE)
  • Administering the Critical Thinking Assessment Test and facilitating test scoring with faculty
  • Creating and maintaining the Assessment of Student Learning website and newsletter

Contact Us

Office of Academic Affairs

Samuel Shearer

1000 E. University Ave.

Dept. 3334

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4847


Assessment of Student Learning

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